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“Charming old guesthouse”

Jakelj Backpackers House
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Jakelj Backpackers House
Ranked #78 of 93 Speciality Lodging in Bled
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The whole building (including the rooms) is old-fashioned and a bit rundown, but it is charming and you get everything you need. Not the whole staff speak English. Breakfast is prepared freshly in the morning.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank András K
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We where welcomed by at nice personel and in the morning had a very nice breakfast.
The hostel i basic, but ok.
We only stayed one nigth as we where going to the mountains, and the location is very good for doing this.

  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank Carl B
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

The service is really good, the host is very kind. When it comes to location, it is not located in Bled, but Žirovnica (few kilometers from Lesce). Not a big deal if you travel with your own car. Hot water was not available at all times, only in the morning and evening.

  • Stayed: September 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

This place is actually located in Selo. Nice pizza restaurant nextdoor, they serve pretty large portions and pizza's and are familiar with the concept of doggie bags: your pizza dinner may well serve as lunch for the next day! Nothing much to do there but it's not very far from Bled, so if you're by car this will not be a problem. Rooms are a bit awkward (can't lock bathrooms) and very small for the amount of beds placed. Some of the beds are on the verge of collapsing so be careful if you're sleeping groundlevel with a heavy person above you.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
Thank Rudy H
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Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

The hostel is pretty basic - there are no lockers and the bathrooms are in a pretty poor state. They smell, run out of loo roll, lack got water and don't have locks on the doors. The place could definitively do with a thorough clean. There are no kitchen facilities, however breakfast and hot drinks are provided every morning until at least midday. There is also a good reasonably priced pizzeria attached to the hostel - which is handy as the location is remote.

What makes up for all of this is the owner Niko. Not only does he pick you up from the station at whatever time you need (free of charge). He also provides a free shuttle to the lake and back every day. And is eager to help with any questions and concerns regarding the hostel, activities and places to visit.

Overall a great atmosphere - the bathrooms just need sorting out!

Stayed: August 2014
1  Thank Nicole B
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Address: Selo pri Bledu 11a, Bled 4260, Slovenia
Region: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Bled
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Ranked #78 of 93 Speciality Lodging in Bled
Price Range: $65 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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